And the Winner of the Canon 5D MK II & Free Year of Customized SmugMug Pro is:

*Pretend I am Ryan Seacrest keeping you in suspense for a minute for no apparent reason…

Two months ago, my friends at Smug Mug agreed to partner with me in another camera giveaway. Tens of thousands of you entered and today we picked a winner.

The winner of a brand new Canon 5D MK II plus one year of free customized service from SmugMug Pro is Matt Vanecek – @mvanec. Matt correctly Tweeted about the giveaway and is eligible so congrats to you Matt and thanks for entering the contest.

If you didn’t win don’t worry, we have another chance for you to win! We have an additional Canon 5D MK II and free service from Animoto right here.

And if you want a chance (or two) to win a new Nikon P7000, visit these links.

http://carloves.com/2011/07/05/car-loves-photo-contest/

and here

http://carloves.com/2011/07/13/carloves-camera-contest/

And if this weren’t enough, on the 15th, just five days from now I’ll announce a new kind of photo-related contest. Should be fun. Thanks for entering and stay tuned for more.

One more thing…

I really want to thank SmugMug for sponsoring this giveaway. We live in a time when most companies just want to come in and TAKE from our community. SmugMug has sponsored back-to-back contests with me and that shows they want to GIVE BACK. I’ve rarely met a group of people so committed to helping photographers. Thanks SmugMug!